What is the purpose of worship?

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* 1. What is the purpose of worship?

How would you rate our worship service at Christ UMC?

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* 2. How would you rate our worship service at Christ UMC?

Outside of the music and preaching, what is the greatest strength of our worship service?

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* 3. Outside of the music and preaching, what is the greatest strength of our worship service?

Which parts of the service make you feel a real connection with God?

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* 4. Which parts of the service make you feel a real connection with God?

  Least connection Most connection
Prelude/Postlude
Hymns
Ministry Happenings/Announcements
Welcome/Invocation
Choir Music
Affirmation of Faith
Scripture Reading
Words of Christian Friendship
Children's Sermon
Joys and Concerns/Pastoral Prayer/Lord's Prayer
Sermon
Offering
Benediction
What do you find distracting?

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* 5. What do you find distracting?

Do the following statements describe you?

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* 6. Do the following statements describe you?

  Nope Yes, definitely!
Worship challenges me spiritually.
Worship causes me to grow in my discipleship
Worship moves me to reach out beyond the church walls.
Worship makes me want to serve.
Worship makes me care about others more than myself.
Thinking back over the past year or so, when did something in worship cause you to change personally. Describe what happened in that part of worship.

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* 7. Thinking back over the past year or so, when did something in worship cause you to change personally. Describe what happened in that part of worship.

What about our service as it is now would reach your closest non-church-going friend?  What might we add that would reach them?

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* 8. What about our service as it is now would reach your closest non-church-going friend?  What might we add that would reach them?

What would turn them off?

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* 9. What would turn them off?

Thank you for sharing your thoughts!   Please share any additional ideas below and don't forget to take the Music and Preaching segment of the survey!

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* 10. Thank you for sharing your thoughts!   Please share any additional ideas below and don't forget to take the Music and Preaching segment of the survey!

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